If you suffer from a scratchy throat, itchy eyes, and watery nose in the spring and summer months, but don’t like to take over the counter medication, then you NEED to read this post! It talks about 7 oils and herbs that can be used to help allergy-like discomforts, plus a few things you can […]
A lot of bath products contain chemicals we don’t want or need on our bodies–though I don’t go into all of the chemicals we find in commercial bath products, I share how I make a simple salt bath blend with essential oils and flowers, yes, flowers, for a relaxing, soothing detox. It’s seriously so easy […]
Summer is almost here! And I’m one of those homesteaders who uses essential oils all the time. Really, like several times a day. But did you know that there are some essential oils that make your skin more sensitive to the sun? Yes! If you’re not careful they can actually burn you. So here is […]
Changing seasons often means changing skincare routines, so here are five plants you can use for your face!
There are so many uses for plantain and one is that it has been used for bee stings and bug bites. It is a great first aid plant and you probably have some growing in your yard. Learn how to make a plantain-infused vinegar and how to use it.
I’m not a big chicken soup person. I actually hate it, but when you’re sick everyone recommends chicken soup. But what about those of us who can’t stand it? Enter: cabbage broth…and I promise it’s not gross. Cabbage is an awesome medicinal-food…food that has been used as medicine. It has anti-inflammatory properties and so I […]